Assam HSLC, HS Exams Will Be Held, Confirms State Education Minister
Assam HSLC, HS Exam 2021: Assam government has announced that the students who will be appearing for the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and Higher Secondary (HS) exams can appear in three papers only.
The Assam government has confirmed that the state will hold board exams for Class 10 and 12 students. "We have not taken any decision as of now. But it is a fact that we are of the opinion that exams should happen and there is no alternative," Assam Education Minister Dr Ranoj Pegu said.
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"CBSE exam decision will come from the Centre. The committee led by Union Cabinet Minister Rajnath Singh has already met. On behalf of the Assam government, we have given surety that we can hold the exams," Dr Pegu added.
Every year, the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) exams students appear for six subjects every year and the Higher Secondary (HS) students of Arts, Science and Commerce streams appear for five subjects.
"Our higher secondary exams will definitely happen, the date we have to fix. CBSE has cancelled its 10th standard board exams but for our Assam board we cannot cancel this exam, we will hold it," Dr Pegu said.
Earlier, the SEBA (Board of Secondary Education, Assam) and AHSEC (Assam Higher Secondary Education Council) have postponed the High School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSLC), Assam High Madrassa examination (AHM) and the HS (Higher Secondary) final exam 2021.
The HSLC and AHM exam were slated to begin on May 11.